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: someone tried to ask nancy pelosi. isn't there a way that we cannot sort of close loopholes and not raise taxes on the rich. she's like no! no! there is not enough revenue there. bush tax cuts are done! >> they were supposed to expire two years ago. they were meant to expire. it was written -- >> stephanie: tom in pennsylvania. hello, tom. >> hey steph. how you doing? welcome from the northernmost county of alabama. look, i don't mean to be dr. buzz kill but you know, these guys on fox and the entire right wing establishment they're really not a joke. i mean they -- we like to laugh at them and it is good fun to laugh at them. and you need to laugh at them in a way but as a historian which is how i was trained they really remind me of how nazi, germany got started. >> stephanie: you beat jim to that this morning. >> caller: no. anyway i could duplicate his version of -- but it really bothers me when i look at these people who make up news. >> stephanie: yep. exactly. by the way someone was calling
y tightly by the leadership. republicans, nancy pelosi and reid on the democrat side. very little involvement with anybody else. that is the one thing that bowles and simpson have. obviously they know people in the leadership, so it is unclear exactly how much influence these guys still have even with republicans attend to like bowles and ellen simpson. president obama wants nothing to do with either of them. he's holding fast to get them up. talking to legislative aides, they tell me no deal this week, nothing before thanksgiving and here is the question. when after thanksgiving? who knows, maybe they will intervene and will part the red sea. at least get an extension, but what i'm hearing, does not happen. here is the real issue, guys. the pressure on them mount is of course christmas comes. a huge selling season, huge for the economy. if everybody believes that taxes are going up, a fiscal cliff across the board tax increases, that'll be a real problem for the economy. and the leadership knows that. once thanksgiving is over, the clock starts ticking big-time for these guys and
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